About this object

A bowl with a ring base, a short and angular body, flat rim and two angular handles of the wishbone type, one at each side of the rim. The bowl has a creamy White Painted I type slip on its external body and only one thick circular band in light brown/ red slip along the middle of its body. The rim is painted in a darker brown paint and the interior of the bowl has two circular bands in the upper part of its body. The centre of the interior has a lean light red spiral painted on it. There is one crack in the exterior of the body that has been restored and two further restorations on the rim.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIIA
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1200 BC - 1100 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    61 mm x 185 mm; 2 3/8 in x 7 5/16 in
  • Note
    Described in Tsielepi's catalogue of Cyrpiot pottery in the Liverpool Museum as a dish, Swedish Cypriot Expedition IV: 1C, fig.LXXXVI:3 Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA datecorrecting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB

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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

    Author: Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr
    Date: 1988

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